FCSO: Gville teen caused Ga. 400 crashes

U P D A T E: The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) says a 16-year-old from Gainesville caused that series of crashes on Ga. 400 Thursday that left one person seriously injured. A sheriff’s deputy was chasing him at the time after he had allegedly sped away from a traffic stop. And he’s facing a long list of charges – most involving drugs and weapons.


“In reference to the police activity and serious injury accident that shut down GA400 yesterday in Forsyth County, a 16-year-old male from Gainesville has been arrested and charged with the following:

Reckless Driving, Felony Fleeing and Attempting to Elude, Speeding, Theft by Receiving Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Firearm during Commission of a Felony, Underage Possession of a Pistol, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of THC with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Schedule I (LSD) with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Related Object, (Driving) on Limited Permit.  Additional charges are expected. 

The Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is overseeing the accident investigation and may have additional charges forthcoming at the conclusion of their investigation.”

EARLIER STORY: UPDATE: Several people hurt during police chase in Forsyth Co. 97.5 Glory FM | North Georgia’s Family Radio Station (wgtjradio.com)